Nightclub

  1. More Than 200 Killed in Brazil Nightclub Fire

    January 27, 2013 8:04 AM EST A blaze raced through a crowded nightclub in southern Brazil early Sunday, killing 233 people as the air filled with deadly smoke and panicked party-goers stampeded toward the exits, police and witnesses said. It appeared to be the world’s deadlie ...

  2. The End of German Discos? New GEMA Tariffs Ignite Nightclub Protests

    June 26, 2012 8:46 AM EDT A note on Berlin's Berghain nightclub's website against GEMA's new fees encourages supporters to sign a petition. BERLIN - More than 2,000 German discotheque owners are protesting against a new tariff structure implemented by the Ge ...

  3. Insomniac Launching EDMbiz Conference Before Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas

    April 27, 2012 1:01 PM EDT Insomniac has announced it will launch the inaugural EDMbiz conference to be held in Las Vegas June 5-7 just before Electric Daisy Carnival on June 8-10 as part of what the promotions company is calling "EDC Week." The new conference wil ...

  4. Don Hill, Longtime New York Club Owner, Dead At 66

    April 01, 2011 5:48 PM EDT Longtime New York club owner and nightlife fixture Don Hill died Thursday at the age of 66. He ran the Greenwich Street nightclub that bears his name for 18 years, along with '80s rock dive the Cat Club. Don's eponymous nightclub served ...

  5. Kiss Concert To Stream Through Facebook Game

    September 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Facebook game Nightclub City from developer Booyah is going to stream live a concert by Kiss, a first for the classic rockers. Nightclub City lets users create their own virtual clubs, choose what kind of music they want to stream in those clu ...

  6. Opinion: Rates Should Reflect Music's True Value

    August 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT How successful would a nightclub be if it didn't play music? That was one of the questions facing Australia's Copyright Tribunal last year when it had to decide on setting a new royalty rate for nightclubs to pay for using recorded music ...

  7. Australia's PPCA Hikes Clubs License Fees

    July 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Owners of Australian nightclubs are fuming about having to pay significantly-hiked music license fees. New rates -- to be introduced at a date still to be decided but expected to be phased in over the next few years -- were approved Tuesday by the ...

  8. Belgium Clubbing Hits Slump

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Flemish are falling out of the love with clubbing, according to the findings of a report by a local daily newspaper. There are only 122 nightclubs and 140 dance cafés in the Flanders region of Belgium, compared with a combined figure of almost ...

  9. Prince Rolling The Dice In Vegas

    October 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST Will open a nightclub at the Rio hotel. Will open a nightclub at the Rio hotel. News ...

  10. On The Road

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST After two years of studying the fire at the Station nightclub in West Warwick, R.I., the National Institute of Standards and Technology released a 600-page draft report March 3 containing 12 fire-saf After two years of studying the fire at the Sta ...

  11. Deadly Club Fire Forces Security Overhaul

    January 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST In the aftermath of the nightclub fire in Buenos Aires, Argentina, that left 175 people dead and more than 700 hurt, local government officials say they would no longer allow live concerts in dance ha In the aftermath of the nightclub fire in Buen ...

  12. Australia's PPCA Plans Tariff Hike

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Phonographic Performance Company of Australia (PPCA) has proposed a massive hike in the licensing fees nightclub and hotel owners must pay for public performances. The PPCA licenses the broadcast and Phonographic Performance Company of Australia ( ...